The Labour Files

Using the greatest document leak in British political history as a starting point, Al Jazeera investigators try to piece together what happened. With the use of hundreds of internal documents, emails, and social media postings, The Labour Files reveal how high-ranking officials in one of the two main political parties in UK politics staged a covert coup against the party's duly elected leader. Part 4 added!

 

In a merciless attempt to ruin Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming Britain’s prime minister, the program reveals how authorities set about silencing, excluding, and removing their own members. As the party’s headquarters attempted to exert its will over the elected leadership, it also barred candidates for crucial political roles and disbanded constituent groups.


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